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Graffiti stairwell: proposed plans to paint over

Graffiti stairwell: proposed plans to paint over

Kyle Wade, Contributor

September 16, 2019

It’s back to the drawing board for the faculty of School of the Arts as they continue to pursue solutions to promote self-expression, not vandalism. The Fine Arts Building’s graffiti stairwell is an underground attraction on NKU’s campus, and faculty of SOTA are discussing various ways to mak...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or b...

From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police

From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 19, 2016

Updated 12/19/2016 5:00 p.m. | Originally posted 12/19/2016 11:55 a.m. HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- John Gaffin’s NKU experience has come full circle. Once an undergraduate student, Gaffin was named the full-time chief of NKU police Monday morning. “It’s about the relationships that I’ve...

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Students fall prey to scammers, check fraud

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 31, 2016

Danielle Moore has heard NKU students swear to her they would never fall for a scam. “They say, ‘I’m too smart for that,’” Moore said. “The students say, ‘I would never fall for that.’ “Guess what? Twenty of your fellow classmates fell for it in the last year.” The assistant mana...

Interim chief leads NKU police as search begins for top spot

Interim chief leads NKU police as search begins for top spot

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

August 28, 2016

Nearly a month after the abrupt resignation of NKU’s Police Chief, the man tabbed as his interim replacement is still working for two.Lieutenant John Gaffin saw his workload double when he was selected as the interim replacement for former Police Chief Les Kachurek, who left the university at the ...

How the University Police Department is changing

How the University Police Department is changing

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2016

In the midst of a national search for the Chief of Police position the NKU Police Department will undergo some changes. In a campus-wide email, President Geoffrey Mearns announced on July 27 that Lt. John Gaffin would serve as the Interim Chief of Police. Gaffin has served the NKU community for nine yea...

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